Death toll reaches 7 in PKK terror attack in SE Turkey - [color=red]UPDATED[/color]
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  • 10:20 13 September 2019

Death toll reaches 7 in PKK terror attack in SE Turkey - UPDATED

Death toll reaches 7 in PKK terror attack in SE Turkey, ONA's Turkish bureau reports.

Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said 3 of the 13 injured died in hospital. 

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At least four civilians were martyred, 13 others seriously injured Thursday when the PKK terrorists targeted a vehicle carrying forest workers with an improvised explosive in southeastern Turkey, local governorate said, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

In a statement, the Diyarbakir Governorate said the terrorist attack occurred in the Kulp district at around 6 p.m. (0500GMT).

The PKK terrorists used improvised explosives to target the vehicle carrying the villagers who were heading to the forest to collect wood, the statement added.

All the wounded were taken to the hospitals for treatment.

In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and the EU -- has been responsible for the deaths of some 40,000 people, including women, children and infants.

Faig Mahmudov

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